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NBC
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the american people have been dealing with this obama economy over the last four years. i think we need to talk to the american people about how we can do better with his path to prosperity. >> for weeks, the two candidates have painstakingly prepared. now the real test. >> the message that comes out of the debate will be important. is it is basically a stalemate, i do not think it changes the opinion. whereas if the message is that romney did really well, that will reach and have a persuasive effect. >> the debate will be split up into several set -- segments. we have heard that the president has won the coin toss, which means he is the first question. >> thank you. in addition to the debate, both campaigns have announced new debate with sites where they will be responding to opponent claims in real time. and you can download our commitment 2012 app for your coverage. you can tune in to watch the debate tonight. it begins at 9:00. >> ok, cue the dream sequence. a chance for orioles magic tonight against the tampa bay rays. pete gilbert joins us live from st. petersburg. this is it
Comedy Central
Oct 2, 2012 7:30pm PDT
(bleep) barack obama's economy with the (bleep). zing! >> zing! >> the candidates are preparing for wednesday's debate we go to senior correspondent aasif mandvi. >> you are with the romney camp, how is he doing? >> he is prepping the best he can, jon, but you hate to see an uphill battle like this, this is the president, the greatest or for this, orator this country has seen since lincoln. >> like i mean, mitt romney, talk about brilliant two, harvard degrees, the guy has never even lost an argument, he is no slouch, i mean, he is the president. >> smoke and mirrors, jon, right now they are drilling him on basic grammar skills. hoping to get some agreement during this debate. >> romney's people are just hoping he remains up right. >> he is a buying napper, jon, buying napper. >> mitt romney, 90 minutes awake and up right means buying win for the camp. >> jon: well, i certainly imagine romney will accomplish that. >> barack obama can only count to 27. >> jon: all right. all right. >> mitt romney has never gone more than 17 minutes without blurting out the n word. >> jon: really? >>
FOX Business
Oct 2, 2012 10:00pm EDT
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FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 2:00pm PDT
obama has done, pin him to the economy. this is obama's economy. no one else. that is going to work. especially with the platform they have set up. >> greg: bob? >> eric: >> bob: well, i think it's the opposite. people absurd that obama is on top of a bad economy. he has taken the licks for that. the guy, as greg said, this is a job interview. are you willing to replace the president with mitt romney? answer a ke about your policy. mine don't work, fine. what about yours? what are the specifically the tax deductions you will take away from rich people? i don't think he will answer the question. >> andrea: romney cannot play it safe. if he plays it safe, forget the next debate. >> eric: romney has to play it safe. there are five topics. the first three are the economy, the economy, the economy. great news for mitt romney. lay it out. >> bob: what would it be? >> eric: lower, across the board, 20% tax cuts across the board. closing loopholes. lay it out. turn to president obama. if he has a chance to say we know yours don't work. look at what is going on. household incomes are down $4
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
obama and try to turn this question into an offensive against barack obama's economy over the last four years. i think that's the best chance he's got. i think he needs to be careful of sometimes with the question everybody nows you're going to get, you kind of practice it and practice it and instead of it being a heartfelt question, it becomes a robotic response. >> maybe you get a little preview of it because the romney campaign released it directly looking into the campaign video. let me play a little clip of that. >> more americans live in poverty than when president obama took office. we should measure our compassion by how many of our fellow americans are able to get good paying jobs. not by how many are on welfare. >> governor rendell, we've kind of gotten this prevau that they plan to emphasize different numbers. numbers about the economy they think will make americans think twice about whether the president is really the guy to lead the next four years. what do you think about this strategy? >> i think they can do that, but i don't think they're going to connect with voter
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. he says the economy is getting worse and present obama will face mitt romney whether he has written off 47% of america. we go to washington with more. >> good afternoon, there is a lot at stake for both these candidates and they know it. one side is trying to be more aggressive than the other is trying to keep his cool. they will have 6-50 minute blocks of questions about domestic issues. republicans say the bar is high for the president, a skilled debater and think that mitt romney's aggressive style may throw the president off. >> he has the facts and he is tenacious and that is the difference between four years ago and this time. >> the democrats say he has to be specific. >> americans are looking for details and i think he will seek president obama continue to do that. >> president obama is three points ahead with likely voters with mitt romney gaining ground. >> those voters are likely to be hispanic and ages 29 or so. as a consequence of this being slightly older and less hispanic, it moves to the direction of mitt romney. >> mitt romney is closing the gap in virginia
CNN
Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm EDT
richest country in the history of the world this obama economy has crushed the middle class. >> reporter: romney's ad team quickly seized on the remarks churning out a web video. at an event in denver rubio piled on. >> those happen to be the words of the distinguished vice president of the united states mr. joe biden. no, don't boo. he's the best thing we got going, guys. don't boo. because in a moment of clarity, in a brief moment of clarity he just told us what we already knew. >> reporter: romney's aides say they expect the president to call on the gop nominee to offer specifics. >> we're going to limit deductions. >> reporter: but in an interview with the denver tv station, romney began to do just that. >> well, you could do something for instance as an option you could say everybody's going to get up to a $17,000 deduction. and you can use your charitable deduction or home mortgage deduction or others, health care deduction and you can fill that bucket. if you have a $17,000 bucket that way and higher income people might have a lower number. >> reporter: as for all of
CNBC
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
the big themes of the economy. >> supposed obama comes after romney on bain capital, romney is going to counter and say you know, what sir week do build our own businesses, entrepreneurs do that. the question is how tough -- how into it will romney be? how into it and emotional will romney get? >> here's a little inside baseball, larry. romney's been prepping for this debate for a month up in rural vermont doing a lot of prep sessions. he can't get flustered but he has to be tough, he has to seem presidential and bring the message of obama's failures right to obama face to face. >> rod stone, you are a romney doubter. tell us why. >> i don't think he's a real conservative. frankly, i'm disappointed. i saw kevin madden in your first segment. governor gary johnson should have been included in this debate. romney can't be a brawler. he's got to come out strong but he can't be shrill or nasty or too caustic. >> he got to show he can stand up and be a leader of the united states. >> in all honesty, there's a stature question here. obama is outpointing this guy overwhelmingly on likability
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am PDT
mark sebastian of option pit mentoring. > > thank you. let the games begin. president obama and mitt romney head to the podium in denver tonight for round one of the debates. expect plenty of heated conversation on the economy. out of six 15-minute segments, 3 will focus on the nation's finances. the economy remains a top issue for voters. and many americans are anticipating a victory from the president. pew research reports 51% of voters say they think obama will win in tonight's broadcast. an analyst with the sunlight foundation tells first business that the pressure is on for the romney campaign. "in the polls it looks like romney is falling behind and falling further behind in the battleground states. although nationally it's a very close election, he's been hammered in the battleground states. the debates can be a great equalizer for him, but also that increases the pressure on him, whereas i think we are going to see barack obama playing a lot more defense." that was bill allison of the sunlight foundation. at long last, a wall street firm is being sued for fraud in connection
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 10:00am PDT
bashing obama on what's wrong with the obama economy, people who believe that have already figured that out. they're looking to him for, okay, great, how are you going to help me and my family, and tell me. don't say -- and he also talked in the sort of the american people, let me tell the american people what i want to do. tell them what you're going to do for each one of them, i mean, for their family, for you and your family. the way he expressed it at the debate. if he loses that tonight, if he misses that by trying to make people like him or trying to bash obama even further into the ground, i don't think that's going to work. i think that would be a big mistake for him. megyn: you know, on that unemployment rate, marc, no modern american president has ever won re-election with an unemployment rate over 8%, ours is 8.1%, actually much, much higher when you factor in the people who have left the work force because they're so dejected about not being able to find a job, ask that is a fact from both democrats and republican analysts who will tell you the truth when they look at t
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. round one tonight. this evening president obama and mitt romney face off in the first of three scheduled debates. the topic tonight in denver domestic affairs including the economy, health care reform and imgrmigration and the clock is ticking. the election is less than five weeks away and the stakes are high. susan mcginnis is in washington. >> reporter: first debates get the most attention of all of them and the first 30 minutes are said to be the most important. president obama needs to hold on to the momentum he's built. mitt romney needs to turn the entire race around with tens of millions of people watching tonight. the stage is built. the cameras are in place. and the candidates are in their final hours of preparation. mitt romney took a break from his rehearsal to grab a burrito bowl at chipotle. president obama visited hoover dam. when we arrive at the university of denver tonight they will face questions about the economy. there will be six segments 15 minutes each and the first three are devoted entirely to the economy. >> i want
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 4:30am PDT
the economy around. the first showdown between president barack obama and governor mitt romney will focus on domestic issues with heavy emphasis on the economy, something we heard a lot about on the campaign trail. >> what i am most concerned about is our most serious discussing about what we need to do to keep the country growing. >> do you want four more years with people struggling to find a job? >> reporter: romney said at a recent stop it is not about winning. >> mitt romney is the underdog and he will be ready on the issues which is what this is about. >> they say the debate will pressure the challenger. >> i think the debate will be interesting and they will be held to account for as far -- for more as far as the facts and details. >> reporter: both know the questions an answers can be costly. >> quite a few have lost an election with a debate. >> meaning what happens tonight could decide what happened. >> live in denver, i am sandra back to you. >> our coverage starts at 6:00 p.m. time now 4:46, they created a protest to ban sitting on sidewalks in the city's commercial area
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
have four more years of president obama we can't wait four years for the economy to start growing. >> reporter: that may be resonating as the race tightening again in latest nbc news, "wall street journal" poll. romney is trailing by three points, within the margin of error. 46% of registered voters approve of the president's handling of the economy. 51% disapprove. top aides say the president's strategy tonight is to try to turn his weaknesses on the economy and deficit to strengths. by roughing up romney on the idea he will hurt the middle class. >> he says he will cut the deficit, please. he wants $2 trillion in new defense spending that the pentagon didn't ask for. $5 trillion tax cut, future of the wealthy. >> reporter: the claim is complicated by the way biden framed the argument. >> how they can justify raising taxes in the middle class has been buried the last four years. how in lord's name can they justify raising their taxes? >> obama officials today insisted that was not a gaffe, biden clarified. >> the middle class was buried by the policies of romney and ryan supporte
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm PDT
is president obama doing handling the economy? vi% approve. 51% disapprove. brit, while right track/wrong track is narrowing there is still real negative numbers in the polls for president obama. >> well, for romney to have a chance, there better be. because that is the issue that is central. he had been gaining ground on the issue in a way a lot of people thought wasn't possible. if he has begun to retreat, romney needs that to happen. he needs to emerge from the whole campaign, the debates part of them as the person with the ability and the stronger plan for the economy. because this is not an economy that people find to their liking. not agreeable to people. that is where romney needs to be strong. >> bret: chuck, their target audience tonight? >> maybe state of ohio. i really mean that. without ohio, romney, most scenarios just can't win. he is going to have to come up with a message that tips ohio his way, and doesn't leigh out or ail yep nate anyone else -- alienate anyone else. he does seem to be trailing by a significant margin in ohio. i think he is going to have to do some
CNN
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
years of the obama economy. it's not working. the stimulus failed. the health care is -- bill is now increasing our premiums. you just have a report that i believe you all and others have reported on today that shows that 27 million americans will still be uninsured even with the trillions and trillions of dollars of costs in obama care. plus, more people will be out of work because of the small business tax increases from obama care, so what mitt romney is going to talk about is appeal to how we can do so much better. we need to invest in small businesses in latinos and women and, you know, people who are coming to this country often are starting small businesses, and that's -- we can't be putting new taxes on those small businesses, and we need to have new health care. >> is he going to get -- >> will also help -- >> i'm sorry. is he going to be more specific on what type of loopholes he is talking about, exemptions, to offset these tax cuts that he is proposed to grow the economy. is he going to provide more specifics? >>. >> when president romney works on the economy and heal
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
president obama's record. and make president obama bear responsibility for the economy right now, not let him evade it. mirror image for president obama. every time he gets a question, he's going to try to focus on mitt romney's plans, governor romney's plans for the future and say, listen, we may not be in the best shape right now, but it's going to be even worse if we implement his plans. >> each of them will be pivoting? >> reporter: each time. here's the thing. both sides don't really know what's going to happen tonight, because, as david pointed out, this format is so loose. once they get into the discussion, almost anything can happen. they could directly challenge each other. jim lehrer could directly challenge them. but they really don't know. >> it is going to be such an exciting night. and a reminder that george and i will be right here with you and the abc news team, ready to react and analyze and fact check. one-on-one, the candidates debate, 9:00 p.m. eastern, 6:00 central. >>> and we move on now on "world news" because we have two developing stories from overseas. tonigh
CNBC
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
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CBS
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm PDT
obama will be pressing his own plan for the economy. but today he is facing new criticism over something he said in 2007. during a speech to a predominantly black audience, then senator obama implied the bush administration was withholding recovery money after hurricane katrina based on race. >> what's happening down in new orleans? where is your dollar? >> reporter: all major media outlets covered the speech at the time. >> i have to say i'm a little amazed that as you mentioned a widely covered speech likely by people at your network is somehow caused a kerfuffle five years later. >> reporter: millions of people will be watching anxious to see who has the best jobs plan. bill is try to find work. he has been a regular at this job center since he lost his job as a truck driver last december. the 61-year-old has been at a homeless shelter for five months and still waiting on both candidates to offer specific. >> they are spending a lot of time and money saying, we'll do this and that. we would like to see more results. >> reporter: romney participated in 19 debates during the p
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
libyan controversy as part of an overall competence challenge to mr. obama. if the economy remains bad and it does just check outearnings from ford and gm today, and america's overseas strategy is wobbling, which is seems to be, governor romney should have some heavy verbal ammunition to use in the debate tomorrow night. for his part, the president will remain steadfast that everything is going according to plan. >> four years ago i said i'd end the war in iraq, i did. i said we're going to wind down the war in afghanistan. we are. and while a twin tower -- while a new tower rises above the new york skyline, al-qaeda is on the path to defeat and osama bin laden is dead. >> bill: but according to the american commander in afghanistan, al-qaeda fighters are again causing trouble in that country and the terror group might even be responsible for murdering ambassador stevens. talking points believes many voters are still persuadable. that support for the president is thin among some independents. recent rasmussen poll says 42% of those backing the president are locked in stone. that gives
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
stride and get under his skin. maybe he mentions president obama's penchant for playing golf when the economy is souring. >> reporter: the president is prepping in nevada where he's said to be working on shorter answers and staying calm no matter what criticisms are leveled against him. >> basically they're keeping me indoors all the time. it's a drag. they're making me do my homework. >> reporter: joe biden and paul ryan don't debate until next week. so they're on the trail representing their campaigns this tuesday, biden in north carolina and ryan in iowa of jennifer davis, fox news. >> you can watch that first presidential debate on fox 5 at 9:00 tomorrow night live from denver. >>> a scare in the air for american airlines. passengers had a row of seats come loose in midflight. now the airline figured out why. will thomas is everywhere at 11:00. >> american airlines is responding. it says the clasps that hold the seats in place were installed improperly on several planes. so the seats came loose while the planes were up in the air. no one was hurt, but some flights had to be divert
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
years, that the obama agenda will not like the economy. >>shepard: what superstitions does your candidate have? >>carl: no real hard work or debate rehearsals. the idea is not to leave it in the locker room. he told the aides, it is now up to him and rebound and all the work in advance now has to be left to them. peanut butter and honey is on the menu for the meals today. talk of yogurt. during the primary campaigns, he would go see a movie. his son is keeping him occupied with funny youtubes, nothing to knock him off the necessary concentration needed. this is a 90-minute debate, the first of four in four consecutive weeks. romney campaign looks at this as very important tonight but part of a more lengthy piece. if there are mistakes made, there are opportunities to change them. this is the biggest opportunity for romney yet. no more attack ads, just he and the president. >>shepard: i am curious about the scheduling snafu beyond all reason and understanding the president and the governor will be on tv at the same time as the red sox and yankees. i don't understand it. >>carl: t
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2012 1:00pm EDT
president obama moving in coordination with this, the question of is president obama handling the economy still not great but better. anything like that, helps the incumbent. remember, president obama's not going to be able to make the case that he fixed everything in four years. he's not trying to do that. what he has to say is i've made progress and can make more. in order to make that argument you have to be able to show people you've made progress or at least have people believe you've made progress, movement in the right direction numbers suggest that he's making that case. >> and we also have our new telemundo/nbc news poll breaking within this hour and that shows a 50-point lead among hispanic voters. 71/21 likely voters. that is a huge lead. the question is, of course, whether there is enthusiasm among hispanic voters and whether they're going to come out and vote. >> right. and even bigger gap than 69/31 what president obama beat john mccain among latinos in 2008. look, this is a problem in this election for republicans, andrea, but a bigger problem in 2016, 2020 and beyo
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
heart of romney's argument against obama is obama hasn't helped the economy. ohio is a state it is doing better than the national of a range the auto bailout has a practical effect on people's lives, know people working in auto plant, suppliers of auto plant and the natural gas boom, a little beneath the radar has helped the unemployment rate in ohio. that is has resulted in obama dog better nationally better than nationalism people talking about the possibility romney could pull out of ohio and still win. i think that's very difficult to envision. if romney loses ohio, in particular if ohio is long gone, obama is going to win you can the votes aren't there else where to make up for the loss of those 18 electoral votes. >> nate, i want to talk about you, talk about you for a second? >> if you really want. >> you are the political blogging star of 2012. you are the hot new guy that all the smart kids want to read and talk about and listen to. how does that feel to be the cool new guy on the block? >> you know, i don't think i'm that cool, actually. for one, i'm actually not that coo
CNN
Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
evening. the pundits, they thought the economy would be president obama's undoing when you look at the numbers and the romney campaign asked a good amount of capital on the idea. doesn't seem to be working out that way. why not? >> well, it is interesting, the reason in large part why it is it isn't is the very people worst affected by the economy are diehard obama supporters. and they tend to be nonwhite, and they are very, very negatively affected by the economy. but they're also very devoted to mr. obama. he's not mr. rom -- mr. romney is not able to pry the people loose and get them republican. the african-american community has not voted republican in a large way in a very long time and it seems unlikely to change anytime soon. those are the key votes that put mr. obama over the top. that's fine. their votes are very, very important and they have a certain set of grievances, which are perfectly legitimate. they're allowed, of course, as anyone else is in this country, to vote how they please. but that i think explains why the economic problems are not hurting mr. obama more. >> a
WHUT
Oct 3, 2012 8:00am EDT
raises some domestic issues, . "in recent years, president obama has allowed our leadership to atrophy. our economy is stuck in a recovery that is clearly deserves the name. our national debt has risen to record levels. our military tested by a decade of war is facing cuts based to that -- thanks to the budgetary games played by the white house. our values have been misunderstood by a president who thinks that weakness will win favor with our adversaries. by failing to maintain the elements of our influence and by stepping away from our allies, president obama has heightened the prospect of conflict and instability. he does not understand that an american policy that lets result can provoke a precedent and encouraged this order." two paris. let me take them one at a time. in the first paragraph, he speaks to the way he sees the economic conditions in its country. what did mitt romney say in that first paragraph that you disagree with, including the budgetary games the white house has played? what he said on the domestic front that you disagree with? anything? >> i am disagreed with eve
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00am EDT
behind president obama. more voters than ever think the economy is improving. what are they listening for tonight? >> i would like to hear some, you know, firm stances on positio positions, definitely some good debate. both the candidates thinking on their feet. >> reporter: inundated with ads, some residents say they won't watch the debate. >> i already know who i'm voting for. i don't want to hear it anymore. >> reporter: in the poll, six in ten found the debates somewhat important or not at all. >> mitt romney's campaign called the debate a restart of the campaign. right now, the republican presidential nominee trails president obama by 3% of likely white voters. that is within the polls margin of error. the president leads by seven points among all registered voters. >>> you can watch tonight's debate here on nbc 4. nbc news live team coverage begins at 9:00. that brings us to our poll question. will you watch tonight's debate? let us know on news 4 today facebook. >>> after a foggy morning, it's turning really humid, really humid. >> it feels more like august out there.
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2012 2:30am PDT
strategy apparently includes luring president obama into appearing smug or evasive in his responses, especially on questions of the economy. this is where jimmy fallon comes in. >> tomorrow is the first of three debates between myself and president obama. i'm looking forward to having a serious conversation with my opponent about the issues. i've always prepared a few zingers for the occasion. for example, when we greet each other on stage before the debate, i'll put my finger on obama's tie and say, there's something on your tie. when he looks down, i'll slide my finger from his sternum to his nostrils and say, boop. for instance, when obama is talking during the debate i'll interrupt him and say that's what she said? ha, ha, ha. gets them every time. last week, my campaign leaked a memo telling everyone to lower expectations for my performance in these debates. as we all know barack obama is an extremely gifted speaker. you might even say he's a master debater. that's what she said? you got zing. you got zing. >> i don't know, man. fallen is giving zadakas a run for his moment on
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 8:00pm EDT
from a stronger middle class. that's just not how we have built our economy before and it's not how we're going to continue to make our country strong now. >> will president obama confront romney on these issues or rely on the debate moderator to do it? how aggressive will the president be? >> i think the debate moderator will get into this. i think the president will push back particularly on some of these budget and tax issues. i have no doubt they are going to get a chance to talk about the auto bailout you were discussing and mitt romney is wanting to let detroit go bankrupt. and i think the president looks towards tomorrow as a great opportunity to have a long conversation with the american people about where we have been, about the tough times we have been through, the progress we're making, and post importantly what we want to do to strengthen manufacturing, create jobs here at home, make sure we have the best education system in the world and give, as i said before, some real strength and security to middle-class families. >> is the 47% comment the game changer so far? does
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
here is the anti-obama venom. let's go back to march of 2009. the economy, the whole system was on the verge of collapse. the stock market was down in the 6,000s. and obama made two decisions. one was to prop the thing up and keep it going in alliance with other countries around the world and literally saved the fortunes of a lot of these people. but he made a second decision. there were progressives who thought we should have asked more questions about how did we get into this mess in the first place and president obama didn't go there because his advisers were worried if you push the system too hard, it might collapse. and so here are folks whose fortunes were saved in significant part by the president's policies and they are complaining because he doesn't say thank you to them. it's very strange. >> these guys got exactly what they wanted and just won't admit it. let's play more sound from sam zell. >> we need leadership, not criticism. until that scenario changes, i think the united states is, quote, unquote, and i hate to use this word, in a malaise. >> what the hell is he talking
CSPAN
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
president obama in a way no one else can about how the economy works. we are one nation under god. >> that did become a debate moments in this primary season. >> right. it is an interesting moment. it is a moment i think may replicate itself in general election debates. i cannot imagine obama will let this question and the tax returns go unremarked. what you see there is a couple of things. romney really pivots. he uses the initial question to swing us over to obama and the democrats and how they are against wealth, supposedly. there is also the reaction from the audience. one of the thing that was striking about this year's round of primary debates was the role of that live audience and how they became the influence and how people are perceiving them. in general election debates, the audiences seem to be much more behave. clearly, the audience played a big part in the whole tone of that clip you showed. >> warren decker, these candidates have lines and talking points. how you come across conversationally rather than sound like somebody who is regurgitating the talking points you
FOX Business
Oct 3, 2012 1:00pm EDT
danger to our economy is a second obama administration. so it is critical for romney to hit hit out of the park today. make obama to be on the offensive. we need somebody that beliefs in free markets, believes in capitalism and can get small businesses back running that is not obama. ashley: we'll see what happens. thank you so much for joining us. >> my pleasure. ashley: thank you so much, mark. tracy: he said 20 years. ashley: he did. that's long, long into the future investing but he's right over the time equities are a good investment. tracy: yeah. we're just hours away from the presidential debate where voters will get their first chance to see president obama and mitt romney go head-to-head on big issues like the economy and taxes. peter barnes out in denver with the latest. peter, everyone is expecting mitt romney or hoping i should say mitt romney hits this out of the park. is he going -- gonna? >> we shall see, tracy. tell you in a second about the challenge that governor romney has to try to connect with voters. we're in the media center though. i want to give you a quick
PBS
Oct 3, 2012 4:30pm PDT
argue that an unemployment rate this high in an economy growing this weakly would be very bad news for an incumbent president. it's somewhat vicing then that president obama has maintained the slight edge in the polls given how weak the economy is, but certainly weak growth, high unemployment are not good for anyone in elected office and are are not good for anyone looking for a job either. >> susie: you know, tonight obviously in the debate president obama and governor romney will be talking about the job market do. you expect them to give any kind of plan to jolt the labor market and to get that unemployment rate down drastically? >> i think both candidates are likely to be somewhat vague in their discussion of proposals to great jobs. if i were asking the question, i think the one that i with like to hear answered most would be, what are you going to do about the approaching fiscal cliff if we go over the fiscal cliff, if we plunge over the highest bluff along the fiscal cliff, it's very likely the economy will fall into recession and the unemployment rate instead of being 8 at the
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
the polls on who would handle the economy better. so they say he is really going to take it to obama on the obama record over these past four years. and one of the points they are going to make is he made a lot of promises to voters in 2008. they are going to say he hasn't kept those promises. i talked about the fact that one of the other problems that romney has got is likability. that people like obama more than they like romney. the romney camp says they are not worried about likability. they want him to stay on offense tonight and they expect it to get very heated. >> shepard: what about on the president's part? i think the president knows he going to have to play defense on his record. unemployment is high. g.d.p. growth is very low. where they think they can take it to romney is on his plans. they have say there are a lot of holes as you just heard stefanie cutter in ed henry's report. they say a lot of these things don't add up. romney is the guy who wants to give more tax cuts to wealthy and give vouchers to seniors for medicare. they are really going to try to poke holes in
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
about the economy tonight. the first three segments will be devoted to that topic. president obama will make his case for another four years to fix the comply and mitt romney will argue it's time for a change. when mitt romney and president obama meet on this stage for their first debate, more than 50 million viewers are expected to tune in. greg wayland is an important member of that audience. he's an undecided voter. >> i think they are talking directly to me. >> wayland's top issue, the economy. >> that's going to be the thing for me. someone that comes forward with a cohesive plan for america and where america fits into that. that's what swings me the other way. >> both candidates spent hours rehearsing for this moment. they'll face off for 90 minutes with the focus on the economy, healthcare, and other national issues. president obama has to avoid any major misstep. and explain to voters why unemployment is so high and the economic recovery so slow. >> what you'll hear the president do tonight is have a conversation directly with the american people about where we have been ov
FOX Business
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
economy takes center stage. we'll find out what president obama and mitt romney have to say to win voters. >>> bald may or may not be beautiful. it is in the eyes of the beholder but is it all powerful? will it could give some men a big advantage in business. even when they say it's not, it is always about money. melissa: let's take a look at the day's market headlines. a choppy day for stocks. better than expected data from adp on private sector jobs and unexpected rise in service sector activity. din actually give a boost to wall street. the dow rose 12 points. meanwhile shares of hewlett-packard plunging to a nine-year low. ceo meg whitman warned profit and revenue will fall through the coming fiscal year. whitman says, the company's ongoing turn around effort is causing the gloomy outlook. >>> shares of netflix leaping more than 8%. a top citigroup analyst gives the company a strong outlook saying it is due to improved satisfaction among netflix subscribers. finally. take a look at that stock though, on fire. >>> our top story tonight, protests are erupting in the streets of te
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